KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Regarding the government granting amnesty to the convicts of criminal cases based on political bargains, the Supreme Court (SC) has asked not to give criminal cases a political color. The SC has explained that it is against the constitution and the law to withdraw a criminal case by giving it a political color or to give amnesty to those who have been convicted by a court and sentenced to imprisonment. The government has been criticized for pardoning some people, including Resham Lal Chaudhary, who was pronounced guilty in the Tikapur incident.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayankaji Shrestha has said that no guilty person should be acquitted in the case of frauding Nepalis in the pretext of sending them to the USA as fake Bhutanese refugees.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: District Court, Dhanusha, has given life imprisonment to two people involved in murdering conservation activist Om Prakash Mahato (Dilip) in Sirpur, Dhanusha almost three years ago and slapped a jail term of 12.5 years for an accomplice.

Protecting the Environment at a Cost!

February 19, 2023 07:30 am

The Dhanusha District Court’s verdict announced last Wednesday in the case of Om Prakash Mahato, an environment conservation activist who was brutally murdered in the district on 10 January 2020, has highlighted the risks and challenges faced by environmental activists in Nepal. The district court has found three individuals guilty of intentionally killing Mahato, but the sentencing will not be decided until February 24. Four other defendants in the case were acquitted.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 18: Three accused in the murder of a conservation activist Om Prakash Mahato (Dilip) which took place at Aurhi Khola in Mithila Municipality-5 Sripur of Dhanusha at 4 am on January 10, 2020 have been found guilty.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Arun Chaudhary, the suspended member of the House of Representatives, who won the election from Kailali 2, will be taken to the district court in Kailali today for recording his statement.

DHANGADHI, Feb 7: The Dipayal High Court has refused to issue an interim order to release lawmaker Arun Kumar Chaudhary of Nagarik Unmukti Party. He had earlier filed a writ petition against Kailali District Court’s verdict that found him guilty in an arson case.

Actor Ezra Miller pleaded guilty Friday to a charge stemming from a break-in and theft of alcohol at a neighbor’s home in Vermont, one of a string of arrests and reports of erratic behavior last year that stretched from Hawaii to New England.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Footballer Hari Khadka has been convicted in a case related to fake educational qualification certificates.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The pilot of the Buddha Air flight which was diverted from Biratnagar to Kathmandu on September 27 has been found guilty.

MINNEAPOLIS, April 21: After three weeks of testimony, the trial of the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd ended swiftly: barely more than a day of jury deliberations, then just minutes for the verdicts to be read — guilty, guilty and guilty — and Derek Chauvin was handcuffed and taken away to prison.

Comedian Andy Dick has pleaded not guilty to groping a driver from a ride-hailing service.

Book the guilty

April 4, 2019 02:00 am

Lalita Niwas land grab

MOSCOW, De 5: 26-year-old Anthony Getschel will spend eight years in prison after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo, who died in 2016 after being hit by Getschel’s car following a road rage incident.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4: In a stunning fall from grace, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged in court on Wednesday as part of an investigation into allegations of extensive corruption and misappropriation at a state fund he founded.

The US carried out war crimes in its four-month-long siege of the Syrian city of Raqqa last year, according to evidence gathered by Amnesty International and released in a report by the human rights group on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI, April 17: Eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl pleaded not guilty Monday to the horrific crime that has sparked revulsion and brought thousands to India´s streets in protest.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) has demanded not to withdraw a case with a purpose to allow walk freely the guilty of Tikapur incident.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 31:  Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah “Puck” Puckerman in the hit musical-comedy “Glee,” died of an apparent suicide Tuesday, weeks after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. He was 35.

NEW DELHI, Jan 24: A special CBI court in Ranchi on Wednesday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav and another former chief minister Jagannath Mishra in the third case of multi-crore fodder scam related to fraudulent withdrawal of money from Chaibasa treasury in 1990s.

NEW DELHI, Dec 23: Former chief minister and influencing leader of Bihar state, Lalu Prasad Yadav has been found guilty in one of the four pending fodder scam cases.

DUNCAN, Okla, Nov 10:  An Oklahoma woman who married her biological mother has pleaded guilty to incest.

WASHINGTON, Nov 1:  President Donald Trump dismissed George Papadopoulos as a “liar” and a mere campaign volunteer, but newly unsealed court papers outline the former adviser’s frequent contacts with senior officials and with foreign nationals who promised access to the highest levels of the Russian government.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Dr Govinda KC has demanded stern and quick action against the culprits of the controversial MBBS entrance test in which some students used modern technological devices to cheat.

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 30: Relatives of the passengers killed in Dhading bus plunge on Saturday have urged the government to find out the actual reasons behind the fatal accident and take action against the responsible persons.

SYDNEY, Oct 24: Former test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been handed an 18-month good behavior bond by an Australian court after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a liquor store where he worked, local media reported on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has said that it would continue its agitation programs until the government brings the murderer of Gauchan to book.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has warned to hit the street if the government failed to arrest killers of its chair Sharad Kumar Gauchan immediately.

Guilty Man

August 27, 2017 00:24 am

NEW YORK: In 1940, with Britain standing alone against Nazi Germany, a short book called Guilty Men was published under the pseudonym of “Cato.” Its authors were the future Labour Party leader Michael Foot, the Liberal journalist Frank Owen, and the Conservative journalist Peter Howard. Guilty Men was a jeremiad that called to account the men—including Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax, then still members of Winston Churchill’s cabinet—whose appeasement of Adolf Hitler had helped to bring the United Kingdom to the brink of annihilation.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Speaker Onsari Gharti has directed the government to take action against those involved in violence against women and murder, saying serious attention of the Parliament has been drawn towards such incidents.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Former Senior Superintendent of Nepal Police, Ravi Pratap Rana, one of the convicts in the infamous Sudan scam, has been sent to jail.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi on Thursday urged Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj to investigate the killing of Gobinda Gautam by personnel of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)  in Kanchanpur on the Nepal-India border last week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) close to the CPN (UML) today demonstrated in front of Ratna Rajya (RR) Laxmi, Campus, Exhibition Road, clamoring for action against those involved in the killing of Youth Association Nepal, Rupandehi chair Durga Tiwari.

Kathmandu, Dec 20: The All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) close to the CPN (UML) today demonstrated in front of Ratna Rajya (RR) Laxmi, Campus, Exhibition Road, clamouring for action against those involved in the killing of Youth Association Nepal, Rupandehi chair Durga Tiwari.

DUDLEY, Sept 19: Troubled former England player Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to a racially aggravated public order offense.